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Copper Queen Community Hospital planning expansion

Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee is within the planning levels of a $10 million project to increase its surgical division.

The hospital’s build-up comes at a time when some rural hospitals can’t keep open, like within the latest closure of a hospital in Green Valley. The pandemic has additionally magnified the determined want for extra medical professionals in rural areas, as reported by The Arizona Republic final year. 

Copper Queen CEO Robert Seamon stated with the hospital’s present measurement, it’s restricted in providers it will possibly supply attributable to an absence of space. However, the hospital has massive plans for its expansion and elevated providers will probably be capable of present to southern Arizona residents.

The essential hospital is in Bisbee, and it has 4 rural well being clinics all through Cochise County situated in Douglas, Palominas, Tombstone and Bisbee. The hospital serves communities stretching from southern Sierra Vista to Douglas and Tombstone.

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